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Definition of wean verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

wean

 verb
verb
NAmE//win//
 
wean somebody/something (off/from something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they wean
 
he / she / it weans
 
past simple weaned
 
-ing form weaning
 
 
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to gradually stop feeding a baby or young animal with its mother's milk and start feeding it with solid food Leopard cubs are weaned at three months. Phrasal Verbswean somebody off/from somethingwean somebody on something
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